The International Screenwriters' Association invites you to join us at our Third Thursdays monthly event in New York! This evening is specially designed for people in the film and television industry. It is the perfect opportunity to meet people who want to experience success in doing what we all love - screenwriting! Share your stories, meet new ISA friends and host Johnny Walker, hear from Special Guests, and win some prizes. It's FREE to attend, and there’s free wine, so come have some fun!
WHEN: June 21, 6:30 PM
WHERE: Jacob Krueger Studios, 247 West 35th Street, 6th Floor, New York
Special Guest: Brian Gordon
Brian Gordon has spent twenty-plus years in the film festival world, and currently serves as Senior Programmer at the Gold Coast Arts Center in Great Neck, where he co-programs the year-round Gold Coast Cinema Series and the Gold Coast International Film Festival in November. He also works at the Tribeca Film Festival as a Feature Film Associate, and he's the Documentary Programming Associate for the Sundance Film Festival, as well as a documentary evaluator for the POV Television Series where he has consulted on numerous documentary films. As the Golden Gate Awards Director at the San Francisco International Film Festival, he developed its documentary and shorts competition into one of the most respected film competitions. As Artistic Director of the Nashville Film Festival, his accomplishments include increasing the breadth of the film selection, initiating an award presented by local resident, Al Gore, for the best environmental documentary, and spearheading a community outreach program - a topic about which he's particularly passionate - that significantly diversified festival audiences.
Door prizes include:
Please note: you must register in advance through the ISA web site to be included in the drawing for door prizes. You must be present to win door prizes.
Meet your Host: Johnny Walker
Johnny lives in northern Manhattan where coffee flows like water, creative people rock their imaginations, and wicked cool neighbors bring gifts to his spoiled dog.
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Guests TBA. We'll keep you posted on all updates as they come in.
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